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STOP KICKING THE CAN!

We’ve been kicking the can down the road for way too long. Here’s where we need to focus. Now! Come on, let’s get real. We’ve

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THE RETURN OF PRICE SENSITIVITY

Consumers are tightening their belts once again. But steep volume declines can be prevented — if retailers are proactive. The pandemic had a strange effect

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ARE COOLER SCREENS COOL?

Well, yes and no. Some say they’re annoying. Others say they sell more product and strengthen brands. Are Cooler Screens a boon for manufacturers and

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LINEAGE ACQUIRES MTC LOGISTICS

Lineage Logistics, Novi, Mich., has acquired leading cold chain provider MTC Logistics, including four cold storage facilities strategically located on or near the ports of

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The Databank: April 2022

FASTEST FROZEN Sales of frozen products in supermarkets, drugstores, mass merchants, military commissaries and select club and dollar stores combined topped $16.92 billion during the

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Ultra-Filtered Milk and Half & Half

Chobani (chobani.com), New Berlin, N.Y., strengthens its presence in the refrigerated aisle with two new dairy platforms: ultrafiltered milk and half & half. Made using

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Refrigerated Snack Bars

Carol Stream, Ill.-based Field + Farmer (fieldandfarmer.co), a Fresh Factory company, rolls out a line of clean label, produce-forward refrigerated snack bars. The low-sugar, plant-based

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Premium Thin Crust Pizza

Milwaukee-based Urban Pie Pizza Co. (eatuppizza.com), part of the Palermo Villa family, adds three new flavors to its premium Artisan Thin Crust collection: Roasted Vegetables

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Plant-Based Bacon

Planterra Foods, Lafayette, Colo., introduces plant-based bacon that offers the same sizzle, taste and smell as pork bacon but with 50% less saturated fat and

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Protein-Rich Plant-Based Creamers

Broomfield, Colo.-based Silk (silk.com), owned by Danone North America, expands its line of plant-based creamers with a pair of protein-rich almond milk varieties. Available in

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Gluten-Free Organic Novelties

Eugene, Ore-based Alden’s Organic (aldensicecream.com) expands its line of organic frozen novelties with five new certified gluten-free treats, including four dairy-free, certified vegan options. Dairy

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